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No. 08, Post Box, Stok Palace, Stok, 194101, Leh, Ladakh, India , 194101

Located around 15 km from Leh, Stok Palace is a luxury heritage hotel in Ladakh, India. Originally built in 1820 by Namgyal dynasty rulers, Stok Palace was the home of the royal family of the Namgyal dynasty, but now it is converted into a bouquet heritage hotel. The Stok Palace was opened to the public in 1980 with the blessings of the Dalai Lama. This Palace is a well-preserved traditional piece of the Buddhist culture in the Ladakh region of India.

As a heritage property, Hotel Stok Palace still continues to be a snug abode for the Namgyal dynasty. It is a great choice for travelers looking for a luxury heritage hotel in Leh, Ladakh. Hotel Stok Palace is located in Stok Village. The picturesque, quaint village of Stok lies nestled at the base of the mighty Stok range with the Stok Kangri peak (6150 m).

Stok Palace Hotel is indeed a special one, the embodiment of everything Ladakhi. The Palace mural-adorned walls reverberated with the chants of the in-house monastery. Hotel Stok Palace is divided into six units within Stok Palace and three more divisions in the Chulli Bagh Villa. Combined with a stay at the Stok Palace, Chulli Bagh offers the complete and inclusive experience of Ladakh. The four-storied building is stately on the outside and mysterious inside, its shaded corridors and courtyards lead you into beautifully colorful spaces.

Perched majestically on top of a ridge, Stok Palace Hotel offers breathtaking views of the Indus valley from many of the rooms. The palace exudes its traditional charm with low doorways and enigmatic corridors and affords the simple luxury of a comfortable bed, well-furnished suites, and elegant en-suite bathrooms.

Please note Stok Palace Hotel does not have WiFi, TVs, air-conditioning, or intercoms in the rooms.

The restaurant of Stok Palace Hotel gives a unique experience of Ladakhi cuisine. Contrasting with its freshness, of orchards in bloom, fruits, flowers, and fragrances suffusing everything, a lightness is in the air with cottages built with ancient techniques but modern tastes. The traditional kitchen at Hotel Stok Palace has innumerable secret recipes, curated and perfected over a millennium. Guests can experience the true taste of Ladakh with fresh highland produce from all regions of Ladakh.

Hotel Stok Palace's Museum houses an intriguing collection of precious artifacts that attract historians and anthropologists. You can see ancient coins, royal seals, regal costumes, precious jewelry, and photographs can be found well preserved in this museum. Guests can see the royal family’s collection of thangkas, some of which are over 400 years old. A separate room exhibits the warfare equipment of Ladakh's kingdom, where you can see an impressive assortment of swords, shields, bows, arrows, quivers, and guns.

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